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Meaning of INEPTITUDE

Pronunciation:  in'epti`tood

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training
 

INEPTITUDE is a 10 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: awkwardness, clumsiness, ineptness, maladroitness, slowness
 
 See Also: unskillfulness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*ept"i*tude\, n. [L. ineptitudo.]
1. The quality of being inept; unfitness; inaptitude;
   unsuitableness.

         That ineptitude for society, which is frequently the
         fault of us scholars.                 --Tatler.

2. Absurdity; nonsense; foolishness.

 
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